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Windows 10 Will Get New Update Feature

A small but significant update is coming in the next version of Windows 10, which should have the company's massive user base breathing a sigh of relief. The company is experimenting with ...

End Of Support Notifications Being Sent To Windows 7 Users

If you're still clinging to your old Windows 7 machine, you should know that the day is relentlessly drawing closer when Microsoft is going to stop supporting the OS altogether.  In fact, ...

Some HP Laptops Being Recalled For Battery Fire Risk

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (USCPSC) has recently issued a statement concerning HP's recall of more than 78,000 laptop batteries.  This is being issued in addition to the 50,000 laptop batteries ...

Hackers Continue To Attack POS Transactions And Systems

Have you heard of DMSniff?  If you're in the restaurant, entertainment, or retail business and you haven't heard of it, this article is likely to dismay you. It's the latest threat being ...

Pixel Phones Have The Update For Newest Android OS

The latest version of the Android OS is now available in beta form.  The catch is, you've got to own a Google Pixel phone to use it at this point. The rest ...

Hundreds Of Apps Loaded Adware Onto Millions Of Android Phones

How many malicious apps would you need on the Google Play Store to infect more than one hundred and fifty million Android devices? Unfortunately, we have a good answer to that question, ...

Social Security Administration Seeing High Number Of Scams

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently issued a public service announcement regarding the growing number of Social Security related scams they've been getting reports about. In 2017, just 3,200 people called to ...

Ransomware Attackers Targeting Larger Companies For More Money

If you haven't heard of the GrandCrab ransomware strain, it's something you should put on your company's radar.  It first emerged as a viable threat in early 2018. Since that time, its ...

New Windows 10 Update May Cause Gaming Issues

If you've installed Microsoft's March 1st update for Windows 10, version 180G, be aware that a growing percentage of users are reporting performance issues that impact graphics quality and mouse movement. Granted, ...

Survey Shows Identity Theft Is Common For Americans

How big of a problem do you imagine identity theft to be?  What percentage of Americans do you think have been impacted by it? If you're like most people, whatever number you ...

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Popular Fitness Site Endures A Customer Information Breach 

Popular Fitness Site Endures A Customer Information Breach 

Do you frequent the website bodybuilding.com? If so, be advised that the site has been breached. According to a recent statement by[...]
Password Policies Getting Update From Microsoft

Password Policies Getting Update From Microsoft

Industry experts have been predicting the death of the humble password for decades.  To date, those predictions have amounted to[...]
Windows Update May Fail With External Storage Devices

Windows Update May Fail With External Storage Devices

Microsoft recently issued an important support document that your IT staff needs to be aware of. In part, their notice reads[...]

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Since 2008, Hantera has been a leading provider of IT support and consulting, focusing on small and medium sized businesses in the Branford area. We have helped hundreds of businesses increase productivity and profitability by making IT a streamlined part of operations. We equip our clients with customized technology solutions for greater operational value and to reduce risk.

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